The Power of the Podcast

By: Karin Mika On a cold, weekend February day, I was doing my usual weekend thing of running errands and listening to the Moth Radio Hour on NPR.  The final story that day was “Love Wins,” told by Jim Obergefell, the plaintiff in Obergefell v. Hodges. Although I was familiar with the case, I knew… Continue Reading The Power of the Podcast

Smart Students Ask For Help

By: Sarah J. Schendel When I decided to go to law school, it was partially because I wanted a profession where I was “always learning.” After 3 years of law school and a few years of practice I remember thinking: when does the learning stop? When will I just know everything? Law is a rewarding… Continue Reading Smart Students Ask For Help

Legal Writing Matters: Using a Writing Lockdown to Help Law Students Avoid Procrastination

By Kathleen Elliott Vinson Professor of  Legal Writing and Director of Legal Writing, Research, and Written Advocacy Staring at a blank screen, cursor blinking, you wait for the words to pour out from your fingers. Looking at your calendar you notice a writing deadline looming. Whether it is writing a paper, reading a recent case,… Continue Reading Legal Writing Matters: Using a Writing Lockdown to Help Law Students Avoid Procrastination